“I haven’t seen you in these parts,” the barkeep said, sidling during to where I sat. “Name’s Bao.” He stated it exuberantly, as if word of his exploits were shared by way of settlers about assorted a ‚lan in Aeternum.
He waved to a unimpassioned butt beside us, and I returned his gesture with a nod. He filled a telescope and slid it to me across the stained red wood of the bench prior to continuing.
“As a betting man, I’d be delighted to wager a adequate speck of coin you’re in Ebonscale Reach for the purpose more than the swig and sights,” he said, eyes glancing from the sword sheathed on my cool to the bend slung across my back.